About the Author Neil Francis

Retired NYC Operating Engineer. Journalism Major. Father of 3 and a proud Grandfather of twins. Proud American and a firm believer in our Constitution. Student of American history. Hockey Nut, Baseball, and Football fan. Favorite quote comes from Benjamin Franklin. When asked just after the ratification of the Constitution, "Well Mr. Franklin, what have ye wrought? He replied, "A Republic madam, if you can keep it."